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FACILITY – Advanced Practice Provider

Life Center of Galax

This is a Full-time position in Galax, VA posted October 10, 2021.

ACADIA HEALTHCARE

Provide medical evaluations and treatment of patients at facility under the supervisor of the Medical Director and work collaboratively with the medical/clinical staff under the guidelines of state licensure for Nurse Practitioners.

BENEFITS:

Life Center of Galax provides a comprehensive package of benefits. Current benefits include:

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401 (k) plan
  • Paid time off including Personal, Vacation, Sick, Extended Sick, and holidays

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Diagnose and treat acute, episodic or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team.
  • Participate in the formulation of patient Master Treatment Plan
  • Assess physical and psychiatric health of patient and formulate measures to meet patient needs.
  • Chart clinical observation (direct or through dictation), evaluations and treatment of patient in required time according to facility guidelines.
  • Communicate with physicians and other staff as necessary to provide quality care for patient within appropriate guidelines.
  • Provide on-call responsibilities on scheduled basis directed by medical staff.
  • May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x-rays. May prescribe medication.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s in Nursing, Nurse Practitioner program required.
  • Clinical experience working with the patient population of the facility; ability to demonstrate knowledge of concepts of limit setting, therapeutic boundaries, crisis management, therapeutic treatment, environment and patient care required.
  • One or more years’ experience as an RN with the patient population of the facility line of business required.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Current Nurse Practitioner license required, per state regulations/requirements

Acadia Healthcare owns & operates over 220 facilities throughout the US, providing psychiatric and chemical dependency services to patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, specialty treatment facilities, residential treatment centers, outpatient clinics and therapeutic school-based programs. Acadia is a leading provider of behavioral healthcare services.

Reach out to a Senior Physician Talent Acquisition Team

Andrew Diffenbaugh

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